Cookery School at Little Portland Street, an award winning cookery school based in Central London, is looking for a dynamic and experienced Sales & New Business Development Manager with knowledge of food. Primarily, the role is to gain new business leads, sell and manage corporate events. The person appointed will be responsible for maintaining the solid standing that we have established over the past fifteen years.



This role requires:


A person with a minimum of 5 years of managerial experience in client interfacing and selling


Proactively sell corporate events and generate new business leads


Ability to provide relevant information in a timely manner to corporate and consumer enquiries and the ability to convert enquiries into bookings


Ability to ensure that the quality of service that has been developed over the past 15 years at Cookery School will be maintained


Knowledge of computer programmes to check website bookings, print off recipe packs, do necessary invoicing and handle email enquiries


Delivering against business objectives and targets that appointed person will be responsible for setting


Managing the organisation of events through from enquiry to execution


Ability to liaise and work with the rest of the team from admin function through to supplying kitchen with accurate and complete bookings information



You will need to be:


An enthusiastic, energetic go-getter with a can-do attitude


Numerate and have strong analytical capability


Efficient, prompt & very organised


Available to work the occasional evening to network with prospective clients



A salary of £30K – 35K depending on experience

Lunch is provided every day and you are welcome to join any classes you like



Please email cv to marked for attention of Jo Taylor, Principal. Telephone 02076314590